There's only ONE thing better than a Gibson R9!!

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  1. Fretmaster

    Fretmaster Member

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    And that's having two!!!!!:NUTS :D Another Lester R9 is in da howse! This one is loaded with WCR Goodwood's the other with WCR Darkburst bridge and Goodwood neck. Both have RS wiring upgrade also. Man what tone and feel!:dude
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  2. LPSlinger

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    You've got a pair of beauties there. Nice score on both of them! I particularly like the one on the bottom.
     
  3. Hackubus

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    Purty! I really like the top on the bottom R9 as well.

    Lawd...I don't think I've uncased my LP in two months now. lol I'm gonna have to break out the R8 when I get home, I can tell already.
     
  4. Mcclassic

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    Even better... 3...hehe

    Beautiful guitars, congratullations!
    what year are they, mines are:'99, '03 and '04

    Enjoy them!
     
  5. procos

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    Actually I'd say the only thing better is owning a real '59.:AOK

    Chuck
     
  6. LaXu

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    Nice guitars. I like how the tops look like they're not perfectly symmetric.
     
  7. lv

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    Hey Fretmaster, I'm thinking about adding WCR's and the RS wiring/pots/cap upgrade to my lester, any thought on how it changed the guitar's tone? Thanks.
     
  8. Luke Gibson

    Luke Gibson Silver Supporting Member

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    How bout selling me the other one, LOL!
     
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    * velcro-fly * Supporting Member

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    SICK guitars Fretmaster :dude :dude :dude :dude :dude ( Thats a 5 headbang rating)

    I can't speak for Fretmaster - but replacing my stock pups in my Standard with WCR Goodwoods and the RS kit has proved to be just astounding in terms of tone improvement and tone and volume control. I'm a believer.

    Steve E
     
  10. Barefoot

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    Cool guitars.......

    Not my favorite company but I sure like thsoe two guitars.....:dude
     
  11. v-verb

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    Did you ge the 1 piece brockburst top? Nice score!!!
     
  12. yeast2000

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    I like the bottom one, but the top one is just killing. Congratulations.:AOK
     
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    I am here as you are here as you are me and we are
    I have only one thing to say.

    Those are 2 DISGUSTINGLY BEAUTIFUL GUITARS!
    :D

    I was already on record as saying your first was one of the finest looking, newer bursts I've ever seen.
    Fretmaster, lightning strikes twice for ya, bro!
    You're livin' right!
    :AOK
     
  14. sinner

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    Fretmaster--Congrats, great looking gits! (I mean no disrespect) but are you gonna get some Uncle Lou tuner buttons, or maybe the RS aged Klusons (all way less green looking).
     
  15. Dana Olsen

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    Jeez FM -What lovely insturments. I've been jonesing for a Les Paul, haven't found the right one yet.

    Methinks one of yours would do nicely (GRIN)

    Fantastic, Dana
     
  16. Jon Silberman

    Jon Silberman 10Q Jerry & Dickey Gold Supporting Member

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    ... And that's owning a Tele.

    :p

    I'm kidding, I promise! :eek: :D
     
  17. Fretmaster

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    Thanks guys! I love them both. The Tea burst is gorgeous and I would have to admit it's my favorite too. But in all fairness to the brockburst on top...the picture angle really doesn't do it justice. The figuring is very tasteful and the fade is very pretty. I love the WCR pickups. They really do add a another dimension to the tone and feel of an already incredible instrument. BTW...they are both very light!! Barely 8 1/2 pounds each! That's the part I REALLY like. LOL I put on a buddy of mine's LP custom the other day and when I put the R9 back on it felt like basswood in comparison. And my back was thanking me!! I guess I really am getting old.
     
  18. pbradt

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    Better than an R9...a good Black-Guard Tele. Brother Jon, YOU know what I'm talkin about ;) (I ain't kiddin...well, not too much)
     
  19. NuSkoolTone

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    Normally I don't go for the R9's, but that "tea burst" up top is just fricken gorgeous.
     
  20. Fretmaster

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    The pics didn't do the Brockburst justice, although I agree the Teaburst is stunning, here is a better pic of the broch's body.;)
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